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Slovenia’s government targets public media in midst of pandemic

When the news finally broke on March 12 that Slovenia was going to officially declare Covid-19 as an epidemic, the Infodrom production team had just finished taping up programme’s latest episode. Produced by RTV Slovenija, the country’s public broadcaster, Infodrom is an award-winning, kids-oriented, weekly half-hour TV news programme and a key tenet of media […]

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Slovenia: MFRR partners seriously concerned over proposed changes to public service media

The International Press Institute (IPI) has joined the partners of the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) coalition in expressing serious concern over proposed amendments to laws governing public service media in Slovenia. In a letter to Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Janša and Culture Minister Vasko Simoniti, the MFRR partners said the package of three media […]

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Growing hostility leads to attacks on RTV journalists in Slovenia

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today expressed its growing concern about the increasing climate of hostility towards journalists and executives at Slovenia’s public broadcaster Radiotelevizija Slovenija (RTVS). In recent months, the national TV and radio broadcaster and its staff have been the […]

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IPI joins call to guarantee safety of Slovenian investigative journalist

The International Press Institute (IPI) has joined six other press freedom organizations in calling on the European Commission to ensure the safety of Slovenian investigative journalist Blaž Zgaga. Over the past month, Zgaga, who is a member of the prestigious International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), has received death threats and smears after he submitted […]

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